Blended media artist Romeo Robert Tomei makes use of symbolism to interpret the natural forces of our earth. See much more of his portfolio on his web-site.
My tale is extended and assorted. My lifestyle has been an artful journey.
It has been written that “within our planet exists a collective consciousness or a second sight in which artists, writers and philosophers discover the large spaces of their creativity.”
For me it commenced in the metropolis of my birth—Manhattan, New York Metropolis. I was attracted to the vibrance of the artists and their inventiveness, doing work out of makeshift spaces in Greenwich Village and all over the city.
Yes—I wanted to be an artist!
I had the luxurious of remaining surrounded by museums and artwork galleries all through my early several years and I absorbed all I could—sketch pad in hand—walking by the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, mesmerized by the is effective of the masters.
For me curiosity and spontaneity has been my driving drive, often evolving nearer to my dream—a dream interrupted and regained.
The actuality of building a living moved me to the business planet. Even so, I usually remained linked to artwork which gave me the resourceful inventiveness that propelled me via a multifarious career—artist, artwork director, movie output designer/producer and inside designer.
The good news is, these assets afforded me lots of possibilities, 1 remaining an invitation to New Zealand as a designer which was a satisfying everyday living altering practical experience.
Right after quite a few a long time the entire world at last opened up to me. Our movie enterprise was prosperous and our interior structure studio designed it achievable to invest in land, structure our home and breed purebred Angora goats which gave us the freedom to comprehend and respect the animal world, nature with its evening skies and the pure magnificence of the land. A aspiration arrive true.
It was then, in the mid-eighties, that I crafted a goat lose with my artwork “studio” on the 2nd level, lastly regaining the desire of currently being a fine artist.
Immediately after 3 a long time dwelling the lifetime of a wonderful artist, we at some point moved back to the United States and settled on the island of Maui, Hawaii, the place we are living to this day.
My perform answers and relates to the mystical forces of nature, exclusively, our world, which I strategy subjectively. The aspects that tutorial my heart, brain and arms are connected and deeply rooted in the pure forces of our earth and the elemental electric power that would make up the non secular palette.
My link and interpretation use symbolism. The Moon signifies woman energy, the Sun, male vitality, the Tree, getting and transmitting vitality and the Winged Bird in flight conveys independence. New music has also often been an inspiration.
Now in my 87th year on this planet, my artwork speaks for me. I’m still refreshed by the creativity that lives in me and the flexibility to specific my vision.
“If Artwork is to nourish the roots of lifestyle,
Culture have to established the artist cost-free to observe
his eyesight where ever it normally takes him…
We must in no way neglect that Art is not
a sort of propaganda – it is a kind of real truth.”
John F. Kennedy
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